Auburn, GA Profile: Facts & Data


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Auburn, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Auburn had a population of 7,457 as of July 1, 2018. Auburn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Auburn is located at latitude 34.0137 and longitude -83.8277 in Barrow County. The formal boundaries for the City of Auburn encompass a land area of 6.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Barrow County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Auburn are located in Barrow County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Gwinnett County.

The City of Auburn (GNIS ID: 2403134) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Auburn is located within Auburn Division of Barrow County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Auburn: Loughridge.

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Auburn, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,457
Population in Households 7,457
Population in Familes 6,396
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,128
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $51,159
Average Household Income $61,450
Per Capita Income $20,692


Total Housing Units 2,732 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,809 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 673 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 251 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $127,840
Average Home Value $152,087


Total Households 2,481
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 1,890
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.9% 1.4%
Households 0.86% 1.36%
Families 0.59% 1.26%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Auburn, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Auburn to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 127 80th
Population Density # 134 79th
Diversity Index # 433 31st
Median Household Income # 166 74th
Per Capita Income # 351 44th

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